Who We Are
PRN is a non-profit agency that operates the federally funded Texas Parent Training and Information Centers - PATH, PEN & TEAM.Find your PTI
Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child? We offer free webinars and in-person workshops across the state.Come join the fun
We’re here for Texas families!
We can help you understand your child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; obtain and evaluate resources and services; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.
How do I get started?
Contact us at 1.800.866.4726 or email@example.com and we will put you in touch with the person helping parents and families in your area.
Is there a cost for your services?
No. All of our services are provided at no cost.
Info & Hours
1090 Longfellow Drive
Beaumont, TX 77706
Toll Free 1.800.866.4726
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
On the Blog
The IDEA regulations put an emphasis on students being served at their home campus. Courts, hearing officers, and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) have allowed schools to place some groups of students with disabilities on one or more campuses with non-disabled students rather than on every campus. However, the law and regulations put a priority on the concept of students being educated with their peers and in the general education classroom to the extent possible. There also must be … read more
My son has a lot of trouble with social skills, and I’m beginning to suspect he has autism. What’s the difference between autism and the social challenges associated with learning and attention issues? Social challenges are one of the hallmarks of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children with high-functioning autism or Asperger’s syndrome may share some characteristics with kids who have learning and attention issues. For example, there’s a lot of overlap between nonverbal learning disabilities and Asperger’s syndrome. Kids with … read more
This article from Understood.org will help you understand what Nonverbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD) are, skills affected by NVLD, how NVLD is diagnosed, and how you can help your child. Many people think of “learning disabilities” as issues with verbal skills such as reading or writing. But what if your child has strong verbal skills and a big vocabulary, but doesn’t understand when somebody is being sarcastic? What if he reads at an advanced level but can’t tell you the most … read more
Many schools do not understand dyslexia or have staff trained to evaluate for dyslexia. While schools may have dyslexia programs, they are often weak or not available especially at the middle and high school levels, although they are required. Many students with dyslexia are served in special education programs which may or may not be appropriate. In Texas and a few other states, schools are required to have specific programs for students with dyslexia that are not part of the special … read more